Egg Floating Experiment

This section of Science Experiments web site with egg Science Experiments is about egg floating experiment. Egg floating experiment is one of many egg experiments that are easy to do and you can do it at home.

Equipment needed for the Egg floating experiment

Egg floating experiment is very simple and requires only two glasses, salt, two eggs and of course water.

Method for Egg Floating Experiment

  1. Mix plenty of salt (about 10 heaped teaspoons) into half a glass of water.
  2. Fill half of the second glass with fresh water (no salt added to this glass).
  3. Try floating an egg in each glass.

Result of the Floating Egg Science Experiment

You will find that egg will float in the salt water but not in fresh water. This is because egg is less dense than salt water but more dense than fresh water. Since salt water is more dense than fresh water, it is also easier to float in the sea.

Egg Floating Experiment

Floating Egg Experiment

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